Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Curved upward; recurved: as, in entomology, an up-curved margin.

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Examples

  • It was long, with the same up-curved bow and low stern as other boats nearby, the same flat rail running all around, the same rubber-skidded platform on the back.

    The Summer I Dared

  • It was long, with the same up-curved bow and low stern as other boats nearby, the same flat rail running all around, the same rubber-skidded platform on the back.

    The Summer I Dared

  • The type with oval, slightly up-curved tines, five or six in number, and a D handle, is the most convenient and comfortable for garden use.

    Home Vegetable Gardening — a Complete and Practical Guide to the Planting and Care of All Vegetables, Fruits and Berries Worth Growing for Home Use

  • Fifty yards up-deck, where perspective and the sheer of the ship gave the promenade the appearance of a long, up-curved tunnel, the boys caught sight of a gang of men scrubbing down deck.

    The Cruise of the Dry Dock

  • Be ran his hand over the bulging raquette with the long tail and the slightly up-curved end.

    The Silent Places

  • The man was a little sawed-off, red-headed Irishman, with twinkling, gimlet eyes, two up-curved lips always in a broad smile, and a pair of thin, caliper-shaped legs.

    The Under Dog

  • Then something like a light ring of smoke up-curved from the saddle before him, and, slowly uncoiling itself in mid air, dropped gently to the ground as he passed.

    Maruja

  • Her very hands looked blind and trying to see, as, with fine up-curved tips, they went wandering over the tops of the live peats.

    Alec Forbes of Howglen

  • A moment later I was nearly knocked over by a big boar with reddish bristles and up-curved fangs, a "wart hog."

    Memoirs (Vieux Souvenirs) of the Prince de Joinville

  • The final cut piece has up-curved wingtips thanks to the plate's shape.

    MAKE Magazine

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